WOMAN HELD AT KNIFEPOINT NEAR TAREE THIS MORNING

A woman was robbed at knifepoint near Taree this morning.

The 44-year-old was approached by a man at a Glenthorne service centre around 5am – he threatened her with a large knife, before he made a run for it with her handbag.

He’s described as being in his 30s, with a thin build and dark complexion.

He was wearing a dark hooded jumper.